CRAM ME WITH EELS! J. B. Morton, Beachcomber, Pseudonym.


The best of Beachcomber's unpublished humour. Edited and introduced by Mike Barfield with a preface by Richard Ingrams and drawings by Steven Appleby. Pp. xviii+238, frontispiece, text illustrations; med. 8vo; dust wrapper with bookseller's sticker at foot of front flap; text block browned at edges; Methuen, London, 1994. First edition. *Selections from J. B. Morton's Beachcomber column in the Daily Express. 'All Beachcomber's most famous characters: the mad scientist Dr. Strabisimus (Whom God Preserve) of Utrecht; the infamous Captain Foulenough; Rustiguzzi, that most audible of operatic divas; the itinerant see-sawists, The Filthistan Trio; and the perpetually perplexed judge, Mr Justice Cocklecarrot' [wrapper blurb]. Item #143902

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